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July 10, 2020

Navigating Limitations for Employer’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Despite best intentions, employers may be unknowingly setting themselves up for future lawsuits by improperly broadening diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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July 7, 2020

Labor and Employment Rulemaking Prominent in Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda

The federal government recently released its unified federal regulatory agenda–the document that outlines regulatory and deregulatory actions agencies expect to take in coming months. Issues involving labor and employment featured prominently on the list.

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July 7, 2020

New San Francisco Emergency Ordinance Requires Layoff Notices, Reemployment Rights and Reasonable Accommodation for Eligible Workers

San Francisco has enacted an emergency ordinance that requires certain employers to provide written notice when layoffs occur, grants reemployment rights, and prohibits discrimination against employees who experience a family care hardship.

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July 6, 2020

New Virginia Wage and Hour and Pregnancy Discrimination/Accommodation Laws Effective July 1, 2020 Significantly Expand Employees’ Rights

This article addresses several pieces of legislation enacted by the Commonwealth’s Democratic “trifecta” that employers should have on their near-term radar screen.

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June 29, 2020

Canada: New Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations for Federally-Regulated Work Places Come into Force January 1, 2021

On June 24, 2020, the federal government published regulations that federally-regulated employers must follow to investigate, record, report, prevent and provide training with respect to work place harassment and violence, including sexual harassment.

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June 23, 2020

COVID-19 Lawsuits and Claims Increasing in Courts Nationwide

As the U.S. continues to struggle with the impact of the pandemic on health, safety, and the economy, it is likely that many employers will have yet another issue to face as they attempt to maintain and reopen their businesses: lawsuits.

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June 17, 2020

EEOC Provides Return-to-Work and COVID-19 Antibody Testing Guidance Under Federal Civil Rights Laws

As the nation continues the gradual reopening of workplaces and the economy, the EEOC has updated its guidance to provide information to employers regarding their responsibilities under federal civil rights laws.

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June 15, 2020

Supreme Court Rules that Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Individuals Are Protected Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

The question before the Supreme Court in a trio of cases was whether Title VII, prohibiting discrimination in the workplace “because of sex,” encompasses discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Court held that it does.

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June 10, 2020

California Superior Court Grants Class Certification in Equal Pay Case

On April 30, 2020, Judge V. Raymond Swope of San Mateo Superior Court granted plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in Jewett et al. v. Oracle America, Inc.

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